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©JEAN-MARC GIBOUX.DECEMBRE 5, 2003. MARADI, NIGER.A POLIO VACCINATION TEAM IMMUNIZE CHILDREN IN GARIN BAJINI VILLAGE IN MARADI DISTRICT, DURING THE NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION DAYS (NIDs) IN NIGER. ROTARIAN GEORGE MINNIX FROM INDIANA JOINED THE TEAM AND DELIVERED VITAMIN A DOSES TO THE CHILDREN. AS OF SEPTEMBER 2003, NIGER HAD 17 RECORDED CASES OF POLIO IN 2003 (SECOND WORST IN AFRICA BEHIND NIGERIA) . 11 OF THIS CASES WERE IN MARADI DISTRICT ALONE .